Rockaway Beach Civic Association

Schumer pushes for co-op, condo Sandy relief
News Melissa Chan 2/21/2013 at 12:06PM

New York’s senior senator has joined the ranks of leaders pushing for relief to storm-damaged co-ops and condos. U.S. Senator Charles Schumer penned a letter to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) last Wednesday asking the agency to establish Sandy relief program guidelines for co-ops and condos. Co-op and condo owners currently [...]

Star of Queens: John Cori, founder, Friends of Rockaway
Star of Queens: John Cori, founder, Friends of Rockaway
News Queens Courier Staff 1/28/2013 at 9:51AM

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: In September 2010, community activist John Cori started the group “Friends of Rockaway.” The volunteer-based organization focuses on protecting the Rockaway community, preserving and replenishing the “wonderful beach-going experience” for everyone. Cori works constantly with partner Eddie Pastore to get funds for preserving the area. Cori is also a member of the Rockaway [...]

Star of Queens: Dolores Orr
Star of Queens: Dolores Orr
News Maggie Hayes 1/07/2013 at 8:14AM

Star of Queens: Dolores Orr, Community Board 14 Chair  INVOLVEMENT: As chair of Community Board 14, Dolores Orr oversees happenings all over the Rockaway peninsula. She works with the community board staff and city agencies to address quality of life issues, such as zoning problems, economic development and, most recently, post-Sandy clean up. Orr is also [...]